AEW Tops NXT in Last Night's Viewership; WWE Releases Statement


-- While exact figures are yet to be announced, AEW's Dynamite beat WWE's NXT last night in viewership. WWE released the following statement:

“Congratulations to AEW on a successful premiere. The real winners of last night’s head-to-head telecasts of NXT on USA Network and AEW on TNT are the fans, who can expect Wednesday nights to be a competitive and wild ride as this is a marathon, not a one-night sprint.”

UPDATE: The exact figures are now in! By how wide of a margin did AEW Dynamite beat NXT on USA in first "Wednesday Night Wars"? What did each company estimate their ratings/viewership to be for Wednesday night and how far off were they? This plus more news on the reaction behind-the-scenes to the first head-to-head battle is available HERE.

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